August 27, 2014 RSS feed / Police & Safety

Missing family found safe after Sunday river search

A concerned woman’s call to 911 about family members that hadn’t returned home yet from a float trip sparked a search along the Cacapon River in Largent by police and river and rescue officials on Sunday night.  The four returned hom More...

Morgan County Sheriff’s Report

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Chief Deputy Wade Shambaugh reports the following calls, investigations and reports this past week:  August 17  Domestic dispute, Highland Ridge, verbal.  Domestic dispute, Cacapon Road, verbal.  More...

Court Report

As summer winds down, Town Judge Thomas Panebianco has rendered two non-traffic convictions at an August 20 mass hearing.  Gabriel Faith, 40, of Cold Run Valley Road, Berkeley Springs, was sentenced to $100 in fines and $50 in restitutions to S More...

County programs receive multiple Justice Department grants

More than $1.4 million in federal grants have been awarded to West Virginia for local law enforcement efforts, including over $46,000 for Morgan County programs. More...

Magistrates Report

Recent sentences from Magistrate Kermit Ambrose:  Kristoffer Michael Rink, 29, of Susan Terrace, Berkeley Springs, was sentenced to 30 days in jail and $486 in fines and costs for driving under the influence and a driving suspension. More...

On the public docket

All local government meetings are open to the More...

Monday crash closes 522

A two-vehicle crash at noon on Monday, August 25 resulted in the transport of four people to War Memorial Hospital and a partial shutdown of U.S. north of Berkeley Springs.  More...

Judge Wilkes to hear case for removing Kanawha County official

Morgan County’s presiding Circuit Court Judge Christopher Wilkes had been named to a three-judge panel that will decide if Kanawha County Prosecuting Attorney Mark Plants will be removed from his elected office. More...

Hunter Education Course

There will be a Hunter Education Course September 22, 23 and 24 at the Cacapon State Park on Rt. More...